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Old 06-14-2013   #125
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Default Re: TJ Yates vs Case Keenum (Training Camp/Pre season 2013)

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Originally Posted by AngryNateFTW View Post
Why is Yates getting time off during the mini-camp?

HE'S 2ND STRING! He's not a veteran (3rd year), he's not the starter. He should want every single rep he can get.

This only shows (to me) that Kubiak wants Keenum to end up being our #2 QB. Yates shouldn't be taking the day off he should be trying to get better. Get in sync with his new WR's and even help the timing with his current WR's.

Yates sitting out of mini-camp means that he really is fine being our #2 and never trying to start or he has some sort of injury that we don't know about.

I don't believe that Keenum is better than Yates but it makes no sense to have him taking time off. He should be trying to push Schaub.
FWIW,

Curiously, the NEW CBA under Article I Definitions:

“Rookie” means a person who has never before signed a Player Contract with an NFL Club. The first Player Contract signed by such person is a “Rookie Contract.”

“Veteran” means a player who has signed at least one Player Contract with an NFL Club.
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